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Health inequalities, Joan of Arc, and coffee

Posted on 15 February 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.

Amor Mundi: Documentary, contemporary art and the descriptive power of lens-based capture
Monday 18 February
What if capturing the surfaces of physical reality were not conceived as a superficial act but as an ethics of attunement, able to reconnect us to a sense of a shared world?

Climate change, health impacts and health and social inequalities in the UK
Monday 18 February
Professor Jouni Paavola looks at the health impacts of climate change.

The pitfalls of Uganda’s 32-year political dynasty on civic space
Tuesday 19 February
Johncation will talk about defending human rights in Uganda today under one man’s 32-year military dictatorship.

Memory, Emotion and Truth: The Posthumous Trial of Joan of Arc
Tuesday 19 February
This lecture will re-evaluate the reliability of witness statements in reconstructing the story of Joan of Arc.

Wonders on Wednesday
Wednesday 20 February
Join expert Library and Archive staff to learn more about the wonderful, often remarkable, stories that the collections can tell.

The importance of being listened to: Epistemic justice, children and mental illness
Wednesday 20 February
Edward Harcourt is Director of Research, Strategy and Innovation at the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Convenient bedfellows: Economists, politicians and the creation of a new political economy of health
Wednesday 20 February
Has health economics been used as a rationale for politically risky health policies?

The bitter future for coffee: Challenges in a changing world
Wednesday 20 February
There are enormous potential benefits from the coffee-growing industry but significant environmental, economic and social challenges are emerging. 

Materials from the margins: A Seljuk horizon and pre-Mongol ‘globalism’
Friday 22 February
This lecture will discuss a range of materials from regions that lay on the peripheries of the Islamic world from 1150 to 1250.

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